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January 21, 2018
Brad Dokken
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
January 21, 2018 - 9:27am
Fat-bikes have wider tire tracks than even mountain bikes. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
January 21, 2018 - 6:56am
January 19, 2018
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The Department of Natural Resources will cut back about 20 percent on stocking fingerling walleye. Accelerated fingerling stocking has not produced greaters numbers. Stocking young fry will continue.
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
January 19, 2018 - 5:55pm
Alexandria's Jim Dresch with his Grandpa Jimmy's Ice Hole Trap, an ice fishing product he created to keep fish from getting away after they get free near the top of the hole. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
A unique contraption for the ice angler
January 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
January 18, 2018
Coyotes are often mistaken for wolves in this part of the Minnesota. This graphic shows the differences in sizes between the two animals. Graphic courtesy of the International Wolf Center
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm
January 14, 2018
At sunrise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Greg Clusiau drills a fishing hole on a lake near Grand Rapids, Minn., before a day of crappie fishing. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
January 13, 2018
David Stone of Roseau, Minn., released this 38-inch lake trout Saturday, Jan. 6, while fishing near Brush Island on the Minnesota side of Lake of the Woods. The fish likely strayed down from the Ontario side of the lake, which has more of the deep, coldwater habitat lake trout prefer. (Submitted photo)
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
January 13, 2018 - 5:09pm
January 9, 2018
Michael Kechkaylo
Commentary: Michigan man seeks info on a mysterious lure with possible local ties
January 9, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 8, 2018
Talia Martens, 17, of Brule, Wis., spends time with one of her sled dogs, Keisha, at the family farm recently. Martens, her father, uncle and 12 dogs are in the midst of a 3,100-mile trip to Willow, Alaska. She plans to race in the Junior Iditarod in February. Maria Lockwood | Forum News Service
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
January 8, 2018 - 6:22pm
January 7, 2018
Volunteers are needed to trek into the woods later this winter to look for spruce grouse fecal pellets, which are typically long, skinny and greenish black. Minnesota DNR photo.
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 5, 2018
Sam Cook
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
December 31, 2017
Don Klinke of Lengby, Minn., talks about the cabin he built using logs from Norway pine trees he and his wife, Dolly, and son, Zeke, planted in 1970 for a landowner near Bagley, Minn. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Building a legacy: Northern Minnesota man comes full circle with log cabin he built from pine trees he planted in 1970
December 31, 2017 - 7:00am
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
Brad Dokken
Looking back on the year in the outdoors -- and ahead to 2018
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
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